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Navy chooses 150-Watt power supplies from Daitron for underwater warfare systems support

Navy chooses 150-Watt power supplies from Daitron for underwater warfare systems support

KEYPORT, Wash., 28 July 2014. U.S. Navy underwater warfare experts needed 150-Watt single-channel power supplies for a variety of support for submarines, torpedoes, land-attack systems, and fleet training systems. They found their solution from Daitron Inc. in Wilsonville Ore.

Simulation market to hit $6.36 billion by 2022

Global military simulation and training market trending stable to downward through 2022

LONDON, 25 July 2014. The global military training and simulation market is set to take a slight dip over the next decade from $6.74 billion in 2013 to $6.36 billion in 2022 as military spending continues to shrink, say analysts at market researcher Frost & Sullivan in London.

Army approaches industry for ideas on RF interference mitigation in future electronic warfare

Army approaches industry for ideas on RF interference mitigation in future electronic warfare

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 24 July 2014. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for ideas on how to reduce or eliminate RF interference in future electronic warfare (EW) systems.

Low-profile PCI Express FPGA board for SIGINT and security introduced by BittWare

Low-profile PCI Express FPGA board for SIGINT and security introduced by BittWare

CONCORD, N.H., 24 July 2014. BittWare Inc. in Concord, N.H., is introducing the A5-PCI Express-L (A5PL) low profile PCI Express embedded computing board based on Altera's Arria V AZ field-programmable gate array (FPGA) for signals intelligence (SIGINT), security, network processing, and broadcast applications.

Air Force considers developing advanced staring infrared search and track for combat aircraft

Air Force considers developing advanced staring infrared search and track for combat aircraft

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 23 July 2014. U.S. Air Force electro-optics researchers are reaching out to industry for ideas and enabling technologies for a next-generation infrared search-and-track (IRST) system to provide advanced passive surveillance, tracking, and target-acquisition capability for military combat aircraft.

Multi-channel PXI-based test solution for complex carrier aggregation introduced by Agilent

Multi-channel PXI-based test solution for complex carrier aggregation introduced by Agilent

SANTA CLARA, Calif., 21 July 2014. Agilent Technologies Inc. in Santa Clara, Calif., is introducing the LTE/LTE-Advanced multi-channel PXI-based test solution to accelerate the setup of multi-channel test system configurations and enable engineers to gain deeper insight into complex carrier aggregation and spatial multiplexing MIMO designs.

Northrop Grumman to correct software deficiencies in advanced radar for Global Hawk Block 40 UAV

Northrop Grumman to correct software deficiencies in advanced radar for Global Hawk Block 40 UAV

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 18 July 2014. The cost of a Northrop Grumman Corp. project to develop a next-generation airborne radar to track slow-moving ground vehicles and low-flying cruise missiles has grown to $1.53 billion after a contract modification was announced this week to make software corrections.

Navy orders new supplies of anti-submarine sonobuoys for ocean surveying, tracking, and attack

Navy orders new supplies of anti-submarine sonobuoys for ocean surveying, tracking, and attack

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 17 July 2014. U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts are replenishing their supplies of air-launched sonobuoys with a variety of capabilities ranging from taking the temperature of ocean layers at different depths, to detonating submerged explosive charges.

1200-Watt laser from a 300-micron fiber at 976 nanometers introduced by DILAS

1200-Watt laser from a 300-micron fiber at 976 nanometers introduced by DILAS

MAINZ, Germany, 17 July 2014. DILAS in Mainz, Germany, is introducing a 1200-Watt output power laser from a 300-micron fiber at 976 nanometers as part of the company's COMPACT-EVOLUTION product line for industrial laser applications.

DARPA HERMES program seeks to defeat RF jamming and interference with low-power wideband signals

DARPA HERMES program seeks to defeat RF jamming and interference with low-power wideband signals

ARLINGTON, Va., 16 July 2014. U.S. military researchers are trying to find ways to use wideband low-power RF signals to mitigate the effects of RF jamming and interference that threaten to disrupt important military operations.

Harwin doubles current rating of high-rel power connectors for aerospace applications

Hyperspectral VNIR sensor for small hand-launched UAVs introduced by Headwall Photonics

FITCHBURG, Mass., 16 July 2014. Headwall Photonics Inc. in Fitchburg, Mass., is introducing the Nano-Hyperspec sensor to provide small hand-launched commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with hyperspectral imaging capability.

Rugged data acquisition PCI Express Mini card for sonar and laser control offered by Diamond

Rugged data acquisition PCI Express Mini card for sonar and laser control offered by Diamond

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 15 July 2014. Diamond Systems in Mountain View, Calif., is introducing the DS-MPE-DAQ0804 rugged, low-cost data acquisition PCI Express Mini card module for adding analog I/O and digital I/O to embedded computing applications requiring low cost, small size, and light weight.

2 Watt, 40 GHz attenuators for military electronics and similar uses introduced by Pasternack

2 Watt, 40 GHz attenuators for military electronics and similar uses introduced by Pasternack

IRVINE, Calif., 14 July 2014. Pasternack Enterprises Inc. in Irvine, Calif., is introducing the PE7395-xx line of 2 Watt, 40 GHz attenuators for applications requiring reliable broadband performance ranging from DC to 40 GHz (Ka microwave band).

DARPA Blue Wolf program seeks revolutionary breakthroughs in undersea vehicle speed and efficiency

DARPA Blue Wolf program seeks revolutionary breakthroughs in undersea vehicle speed and efficiency

ARLINGTON, Va., 11 July 2014. U.S. military researchers are trying to develop revolutionary propulsion and drag-reduction technologies to enable manned and unmanned undersea vehicles to move through the water faster and more energy-efficiently than ever before.

Navy chooses long-range thermal cameras from FLIR Systems for air-to-ground range surveillance

Navy chooses long-range thermal cameras from FLIR Systems for air-to-ground range surveillance

NORCO, Calif., 11 July 2014. U.S. Navy surveillance experts needed high-definition long-range infrared surveillance cameras for a variety of U.S. military ranges and similar facilities. They found their solution from FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore.

Rugged enclosures for military, aerospace, and similar applications introduced by ADL

Rugged enclosures for military, aerospace, and similar applications introduced by ADL

SAN DIEGO, 11 July 2014. ADL Embedded Solutions in San Diego is introducing the ADLMES-8200 family of high IP modular enclosures for military, aerospace, and other embedded computing applications that must operate in rugged conditions.

Lockheed Martin chooses flight-control computers from NAI for DARPA ARES unmanned helicopter

Lockheed Martin chooses flight-control computer systems from NAI for DARPA ARES unmanned helicopter

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 10 July 2014. Aircraft designers at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Skunk Works segment in Palmdale, Calif., needed a navigation system for an experimental unmanned cargo helicopter for future military forces. They found their solution from North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y.

Thermoelectric enclosure coolers for systems with 3-phase power introduced by TECA

Thermoelectric enclosure coolers for systems with 3-phase power introduced by TECA

CHICAGO, 10 July 2014. ThermoElectric Cooling America (TECA) Corp. in Chicago is introducing thermoelectric enclosure coolers for systems with 3-phase power.

DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING: 3 Phoenix to provide data-fusion sonar signal processing for submarines and ships

U.S. Navy sonar experts needed data-fusion technology to blend information from several different towed-array sensors to improve target detection and tracking.

Nevada UAV test site to help link unmanned aircraft systems with air traffic control

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials announced that the State of Nevada's unmanned aircraft systems test site is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation's airspace.

Northrop Grumman to begin upgrading Kearfott navigation systems in MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs

Northrop Grumman to begin upgrading Kearfott navigation systems in MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 9 July 2014. U.S. Navy unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts plan to upgrade the navigation systems in Northrop Grumman MQ-8B/C Fire Scout shipboard unmanned helicopters to improve the UAV's precision and reliability.

Raytheon and Northrop Grumman to attack costs and complexity of AESA radar

Two of the nation's leading military radar houses are trying to develop new manufacturing processes for active phased array military radar to increase system reliability while reducing development time and costs.

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 8 July 2014. U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry for companies able to develop advanced visible-light and near-infrared focal plane array (FPA) sensors for applications such as electro-optical payloads, weapon sights, night vision, and sensors for unmanned vehicles.

Lockheed wins $200 million DARPA contract to prepare new anti-ship missile for 2017 acquisition

Lockheed wins $200 million DARPA contract to prepare new anti-ship missile for 2017 acquisition

ARLINGTON, Va., 7 July 2014. U.S. military researchers are asking Lockheed Martin Corp. to prepare an experimental advanced anti-ship missile for acquisition within the next three years for use on the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter bomber, as well as the U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer supersonic bomber.

MOSFET power devices for space-constrained industrial applications introduced by IR

MOSFET power devices for space-constrained industrial applications introduced by IR

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 7 July 2014. International Rectifier (IR) in El Segundo, Calif., is introducing a family of Large Can DirectFET MOSFET power electronics devices for industrial applications requiring ultra-low on-state resistance (Rds(on)) including high power DC motors, DC-AC inverters, and high current switching applications such as active ORing hot swap, and eFuse.

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July 2014
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